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From Friendship-Forming Benches to Teamwork Vending Machines

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: Sep 3, 2014
Whether you're celebrating Internet Friend Day or nervously thinking up ways to make new friends for the first day of school, these ideas are bound to help some new friendships form. Especially since there are a lot of people who would rather stare at the screens of their phones than interact with another person, many of these campaigns are targeted to get people talking or working together. With things like bracelets, bottle caps and apps to help break the ice, it's a lot easier to generate a conversation.

To put friendships to the test, there are great apps like 'Say the Same Thing,' or pranks that you can stage like Carlsberg's, which proves just how far one friend is willing to go for their companion. Stats for 34 Ways to Make New Friends Trending: Older & Warm
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